• attorney Jan 5

    Trump Policy Puts Migrants in Danger in Mexico, Advocates Say

    Constance Wannamaker wanted to scream and cry at the same time. The Texas immigration attorney had just heard what should have been great news: Her client, a 21-year-old Guatemalan woman, was getting released from the El Paso Processing Center after weeks in detention. But that’s just a sliver of the story.

  • San Diego Jun 9, 2019

    Mexico-US Tariff Deal: Questions, Concerns for Migration

    As Washington and Mexico City both took victory laps Saturday over a deal that headed off threatened tariffs on Mexican imports, it remained to be seen how effective it may be and migration experts raised concerns over what it could mean for people fleeing poverty and violence in Central America. Other than a vague reiteration of a joint commitment to...

  • Donald Trump Apr 29, 2019

    Global Migrants' Journey Stalls in Southern Mexico

    Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemala border. Over 1,500 of them while away the weeks — or months—...

  • Donald Trump Apr 6, 2019

    Trump Struggles With a Growing Problem at the Border

    Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught. Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the tide. Trump, who campaigned on a promise to secure the border, has thrown virtually every option...

  • ASIA Dec 5, 2018

    More Families Crossing Into US From Mexico Illegally

    Since a migrant caravan arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the San Diego area has experienced a slight increase in families entering the U.S. illegally and turning themselves in to border agents.

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2018

    Nielsen's Replacement at Homeland Security to Face Same Border Challenges

    President Donald Trump and Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen never quite clicked personally as the president chafed at her explanations of complicated immigration issues and her inability to bring about massive changes at the U.S.-Mexico border. With Nielsen’s departure now considered inevitable, her eventual replacement will find there’s no getting around the immigration laws and court challenges that have thwarted...

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